NEWS

Branch Builds Promotes Cathy Underwood to President |

Branch Builds is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Senior Vice President Cathy Underwood to President. Cathy is a long-term employee owner who has grown her career at Branch Builds for the past 21 years. She guided our transition from a predominantly hard bid general contractor to a construction manager skilled in CM@Risk and… Read more »

Austen Curran Joins Herndon Team |

Welcome to the team in Herndon, Austen Curran, our newest Project Engineer and employee owner! Austen is a Northern Virginia native from Fairfax and studied business management at George Mason University, graduating in 2019. He likes spending time with his three dogs, and also enjoys surfing, snowboarding, and biking whenever he can. “I am very… Read more »

Lotfy Welcomed to Herndon Team |

We are excited to welcome Mina Lotfy to our Herndon team on August 10 as our newest Project Engineer and employee owner! A big thank you to Joseph Gerges for referring Mina to us. Mina earned his civil engineering degree in Egypt and moved to the United States last year. He is excited to join… Read more »

Frith Joins Team as an Assistant Project Manager |

We’re pleased to introduce you to our newest employee owner, Davis Frith. He’s joined our Roanoke team as an Assistant Project Manager. Davis graduated from Washington & Lee University with a degree in engineering. He has been working in Washington, D.C., for the last seven years and spent five of those in healthcare construction. Davis… Read more »

Field Engineer Joins Team in Richmond |

Please help us welcome Field Engineer Steven Irons to our Richmond team. Steven is from Hopewell, Virginia, and joined the Air Force National Guard in 2010, where he experienced deployments in Afghanistan, Qatar, El Salvador, and various other places. Steven has commercial and military construction in his background and previously worked for Hourigan Construction on… Read more »

Demetriou Promoted to Senior Project Manager |

Congratulations to Todd Demetriou on his recent promotion to Senior Project Manager. Todd and his team recently completed an expansive new facility for the Loudoun County Sherriff’s Office. He will now begin working with a new team on the Washington & Lee High School project in Montross, Virginia. Todd’s ability to recruit and mentor young… Read more »

Welcker Promoted to Senior Project Manager |

We are pleased to announce that Tyler Welcker has been promoted to Senior Project Manager. Tyler has celebrated many successes over the past 12 months, including wrapping up a challenging project at the Adult Detention Center in Manassas, Virginia, and being nominated for Project Manager of the Year by the American Subcontractors Association of Metro… Read more »

Collins Promoted to Senior Project Manager |

Please join us in congratulating Mike Collins on his promotion to Senior Project Manager for Branch Builds Richmond. In his new role, Mike will continue to oversee and manage projects for Branch Builds while assisting in the development of our project management staff. Mike joined Branch Builds in 2018 and has more than 16 years… Read more »

Richmond Team Welcomes Project Engineer |

We’d like to give a big welcome to our newest Richmond-based Project Engineer and employee owner, Ella Geissinger. Ella is from Virginia Beach and graduated from Virginia Tech in May. She interned with us in Richmond last summer, and we are thrilled to have her join us now full time. About her internship, Ella says,… Read more »

Janik Joins Team in Richmond |

We are very happy to welcome our newest Superintendent, Stan Janik, to the Branch Builds team in Richmond! Stan is a native of Illinois, but after high school graduation, he moved to Virginia in search of better job opportunities and has since worked in the construction industry for 30 years. He brings a diverse market… Read more »